Category: ARCHITECTURE

Jan 18, 2010

A Ring of Beauty

A Ring of Beauty

A recent winner of the Architectural Review’s Emerging Architecture Awards, the Sports Research Centre in Spain designed by Jose Maria Sanchez Garcia is a ring of beauty. Situated on a thickly wooded peninsular in a reservoir of the Tagus river basin and in perfect harmony with its surroundings, the Sports Centre is also elevated in…

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Jan 11, 2010

The Largest Fish and Seafood Market in the World

The Largest Fish and Seafood Market in the World

Photograph by river seal The Tsukiji Fish Market is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. It’s also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. The market is located in Tsukiji in central Tokyo, and is a major attraction for foreign visitors. Tsukiji moves about five million pounds (2,268,000…

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Jan 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – January 9, 2010

ICE TO SEE YOU Ice sculptures stand illuminated from within at the annual Ice and Snow festival in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province on January 5, 2010. Fairy tale palaces, towering pagodas, and even an Egyptian Sphinx – all carved from ice – are among the sights at this year’s festival. (REUTERS/Sheng Li) via The…

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Jan 5, 2010

An Ocean of Emotion: The View from Otter Cove

An Ocean of Emotion: The View from Otter Cove

Photograph by Joe Fletcher The Otter Cove Residence by Sagan Piechota Architecture is the definition of an oceanfront property. Located in Carmel, California with stunning views of the Pacific, this private residence may cause jaws to unhinge. Unfortunately, details are sparse on this stunning 10,000+ square foot home. The Sagan Piechota site offers no additional…

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Jan 4, 2010

2009 Year in Review

2009 Year in Review

Over 400 posts and 1.3 million page views later, TwistedSifter has completed an incredible inaugural year. To herald the year to come, let’s look back at the year that was, and reminisce about some of the most popular posts from 2009. Before we delve deeper, I want to thank the readers of this site for…

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Dec 30, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 30, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 30, 2009

IN RUST WE TRUST Photograph by bartvandamme via ArchDaily Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’

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Dec 26, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 26, 2009

Picture of the Day – December 26, 2009

WHAT A RUSH Eighteen floodgates are opened at the Three Gorges dam, 22 July 2007 in Yichang, in central China’s Hubei province, to release flood waters approaching the warning level line. (STR/AFP/Getty Images) via The Big Picture Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE…

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